Executive Management Team

Warren Daniels, M.A., LAADC, CCJP, Chief Executive Officer

@Warren CAADAC Conf (2)Warren Daniels, M.A., LAADC, CCJP, Chief Executive Officer for Community Recovery Resources (CoRR) since 2002, having been with the agency since 1995. In addition to being a Licensed Advanced Addictions Counselor (LAADC), Warren earned an MA in Counseling of Addictive Disorders, in 2010; is an International Certified Addictions Counselor (ICADC), a National Certified Addictions Counselor (NCAC I), and is a graduate of the Sierra Health Foundation (USC) Health Leadership Institute.

As a volunteer he currently serves as President of the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) and Secretary for the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium of Alcohol and Drug Counselors (IC&RC); he is the past Chairman of the Society of Addiction Professionals (SCAP), past Chairman of the California Foundation for the Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP), and past President of California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC). Warren has previously served on the ADP’s Directors Advisory Committee and ADP’s Counselor Certification Advisory Committee as well as doing work on legislative affairs with IC&RC and CAADAC. Warren has provided testimony on both the State and Federal levels on workforce issues, service provision, and integration of substance abuse with other primary and specialty care health disciplines.

Warren has received numerous awards during his past 20 years of service to the Substance Abuse Counseling Profession and Treatment industry; most notably are the 2001 James Fulton Memorial Award, recognizing him as California’s outstanding alcohol and drug counselor for that year, 2006 Leadership Award from the California Probation Chief’s Association, 2008 California Rural Health Champion Award, 2009 Rotary Humanitarian of the Year Award, 2010 Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs Innovation in Treatment Award, 2012 California Association of County Administrators Innovation in Service Delivery Award. Warren states his primary focus is to ensure access to quality care and the provision of professional services to all those experiencing substance abuse and related behavioral health issues.

Warren Daniels is transforming rural communities by changing how recovery services are delivered. Warren is the visionary and leader in the development of the Campus concept, a national model which develops wellness centers focused on substance abuse and related behavioral health disorders in communities and placed in close proximity to hospitals. In pursuit of the latter Warren has grown CoRR, which once had 20 staff and an annual budget of $500,000, to a regional organization of over 120 staff (serving a daily enrollment in all sites and programs of 2000 clients) and now with an annual budget of $7.5 million.

Warren is a true champion of change through his incredible dedication, compassion, creativity, leadership, and is an expert in transforming vision into a reality, and through doing so, changing lives, communities, and enhancing a system of care that provides services to 15% of the population that drives 58% of all health care costs in our nation.


Ariel King Lovett, MNA, Deputy Director
Previously Director of Development, Ariel became Deputy Director at Community Recovery Resources (CoRR) in January 2012.  She oversees strategic planning and program development, and spearheads CoRR’s grant funding, fundraising, outreach, and community relations. Ariel holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco. Ariel has served in Nevada County social services for over 15 years, developing, funding, and managing numerous family support and community health  initiatives.  A Nevada Union Alumna, Ariel graduated with honors from the University of California and worked in the health information field in the San Francisco Bay Area. Later, she returned to Nevada City where she lives with her husband and two beautiful children, and horses, dogs, cats, and chickens. Ariel is passionate about establishing  environments, systems, programs and policies to support  healthy communities.

Elaine Bailey, Operations Director
Elaine joined CoRR in August 2005 and oversees the administrative functions of the agency, which includes human resources, contract management, licensing/safety compliance and facilities management for CoRR’s numerous locations. In February 2010, she graduated from a year long Women’s Health Leadership program affiliated with the Center for Collaborative Planning based in Sacramento. She graduated the NCCLI program in 2011. Prior to joining CoRR, she resided in Auburn and managed a family business before making a career change to the insurance industry for 8 years, specializing in non-profit risk management.


Dr. Christina Lasich MD, Medical Director
Dr. Christina Lasich, M.D. began her medical career after graduating from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine with honors. Her interests in orthopedics and physical therapy lead her to the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This specialty field serves those with chronic conditions with an emphasis on improving quality of life and independence. After leaving residency training, she returned to her hometown of Grass Valley, CA to open her practice in 2001. She quickly found an underserved population of people with chronic pain, especially women in pain. Her life, her practice, and her book – High Heels To Hormones – all reflect a philosophy that pain is a signal for the individual to improve habits, life-style, and nutrition. She views pain as the ultimate motivator and that pain is also a doorway to transformation.